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AdventHealth Respiratory Therapist RRT PRN in Rome, Georgia

Description

All the benefits and perks you need for you and your family:

  • Career Development

  • Whole Person Wellbeing Resources

  • Mental Health Resources and Support

Our promise to you:

Joining AdventHealth is about being part of something bigger. It’s about belonging to a community that believes in the wholeness of each person, and serves to uplift others in body, mind and spirit. AdventHealth is a place where you can thrive professionally, and grow spiritually, by Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ. Where you will be valued for who you are and the unique experiences you bring to our purpose-minded team. All while understanding that together we are even better.

Schedule: PRN

Shift : Varies shift available (Nights or Days)

Location: 501 Redmond Road, Rome, GA 30165

The role you’ll contribute:

Assesses patient’s pulmonary status and makes recommendations to the nurse, physician, therapist, interdisciplinary team; performs routine and critical care respiratory care procedures; oversees the work of Respiratory Care staff during their assigned shift.

The value you’ll bring to the team:

  • Oxygen therapy in accordance with departmental oxygen protocol.

  • Prescribed medication via inhalation in accordance with the physician’s order.

  • Performs nasotracheal / endotracheal suctioning

  • Performs extubation procedures

  • Performs tracheotomy tube changes

  • Ensures that endotracheal tubes are rotated and retaped every 48-72 hours

  • Rotates to critical care area routinely to ensure proficiency in ventilator management.

  • Initiates, maintains and monitors mechanical ventilation, BIPAP/CPAP and other ventilatory devices as required.

  • Performs weaning parameters on request and per protocol.

  • Assesses patient post extubation to ensure absence of stridor and or laryngeal spasm.

Qualifications

The expertise and experiences you’ll need to succeed:

  • Must have a State of Georgia license as a Registered Respiratory Therapist.

  • Must be BLS certified upon hire.

  • ACLS, PALS, and NRP required within 6 months of hire date.

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

Category: Respiratory Services

Organization: AdventHealth Redmond

Schedule: 1 - Day

Shift: AdventHealth Redmond

Req ID: 22040979

We are an equal opportunity employer and do not tolerate discrimination based on race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, age or disability/handicap with respect to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion, wages, benefits and other terms and conditions of employment.